Thursday, March 26, 2015

Shipshewana Quilt Festival

Deadline: May 15, 2015 {RECEIVE}

Shipshewana Quilt Festival
Shipshewana Event Center

Shipshewana, IN
June 24-27, 2015

CONTEST RULES: (truncated)
  1. Entry form, including photos, must be submitted in hard copy format only. No electronic photos will be accepted. Incomplete entry forms will not be considered.
  2. You must determine the category in which your submission will be entered. However, Shipshewana Quilt Festival reserves the right to change the category.
  3. Quilt can only be entered in one category.
  4. All persons involved in making the item must be listed on each entry form.
  5. Entry Fee is $10 per entry payable in $USD only, and will be due after notification of acceptance by Jury, on or about May 25, 2015 by e-mail or letter. Your acceptance notification will include entry submission instructions.
  6. No more than two (2) entries per category and no more than three (3) total entries will be accepted from any one (1) person.
  7. Quilts may be constructed by hand, machine, or both. Quilts must be made of three (3) layers (fabric top/batting/fabric backing) and hand or machine quilted. Tied quilts will not be accepted.

  • Pieced under 60” OR Pieced 60” – 112” (Piecing is easily recognized as a significant portion of the quilt)
  • Appliqué under 60” OR Appliqué 60” – 112” (Appliqué is easily recognized as a significant portion of the quilt)
  • Mixed Media/Techniques under 60” OR Mixed Media/Techniques 60” – 112”
    (Mixed Media/Techniques may include combinations of any and all media and/or techniques where one technique may not be
    significant; examples include but not limited to: three-dimensional, thread painting, cross-stitch, embroidery and whole cloth)

AWARDS by Category

Best of Show $4,000
Sponsor: Moda Fabrics

1st Place Pieced (Large and Small) $ 800
Sponsors:Clothworks (Large), Robert Kaufman (Small)

1st Place Appliqué (Large and Small) $ 800
Sponsors:Wilmington (Large), Red Rooster (Small)

1st Place Mixed Media/Techniques (Large and Small) $ 800
Sponsors:STUDIOe (Large), Hoffman Int. (Small)

2nd Place all six (6) categories $ 400

3rd Place all six (6) categories $ 200

1st Place Machine Quilted $ 800
Sponsor: APQS

1st Place Hand Quilted $ 800

Viewers Choice - Aurifil Thread & ribbon

All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place category winners will receive ribbons

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Questions? Contact Nancy Troyer at 260-768-4887 or email